Structure of herbaceous plant assemblages in a forested riparian landscape

@article{Lyon2004StructureOH,
  title={Structure of herbaceous plant assemblages in a forested riparian landscape},
  author={Jonathan Lyon and Cynthia L. Sagers},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={138},
  pages={1-16}
}
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